Wieseltier, Leon
March 2000
New Republic;03/27/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 13, p6
Criticizes the public apology of Pope John Paul II in his attempt to justify all past acts of violence and intolerance perpetrated by Christianity. Shortfalls in the Vatican document to rationalize crimes of huge proportion; Interpretation of the Vatican statement to purify the collective conscience; Comments on the moral responsibility of the Church; Suggestion that the Vatican should revise its theological policy towards Israel.


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